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Roosevelt And Stalin: The Failed Courtship
Roosevelt And Stalin: The Failed Courtship
By Robert Nisbet
Regnery Gateway, 1989, 120 pp
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This essay, in tones reminiscent of anti-Soviet polemics of the early 1950s, presents Franklin D. Roosevelt's naïve belief that he could "personally handle" Stalin as a case study in support of the indictment of American liberalism for being less critical of the left-wing totalitarianism of enemies than of the right-wing authoritarianism of friends.